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an attack on an american consulate in libya. barack obama has criticized what he called an outrageous and shocking attack. gunmen stormed the consulate in libya on tuesday. they killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the gunmen fired into the consulate in the city of benghazi. they threw handmade bombs into the compound, sparking fires. demonstrators in inn libya and elsewhere in the middle east have staged protests against a film made in the u.s. protesters say it blasphemes the prophet muhammad. >> the united states condemns in the strongest determines this attack. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> obama said the attack will not break the bonds between the countries. the president of libya's national assembly apologized at a news conference in tripoli. mohammad garias acknowledged that film insulted the prophet muhammad. still, he said retaliatory attack cannot be tolerated. the film at the heart of the protests has angered people across the middle east. it depicts the prophet muhammad and includes
tuesday's attack on a u.s. consulate in libya which killed the ambassador and three other staff. demonstrators in yemen are also targeting american diplomatic missions. they gathered in front of the heavily guarded u.s. embassy in sanaa. they chanted religious slogans. some threw stones at the building or attempted to climb over the walls. embassy staff say one person was killed and five were wounded after yemeni security forces opened fire. protesters are angry the american-made film ridicules the prophet muhammad and includes scenes of sexual nature. muslims object to any depiction of the prophet. >>> tensions are also high in egypt as anti-u.s. demonstrations continue. nhk world's yu kobayashi reports from cairo. >> reporter: protesters are out on the streets again. they gathered around the u.s. embassy for a third day. security forces shot tear gas to disperse the crowd. the demonstrators fought back by throwing stones. security forces are trying to break up the protests. they want to make sure it doesn't get out of control. more troops were sent in. the protesters were push
is increasing security at its embassies around the world following the deadly attack in libya. the federal bureau of investigation is trying too determine who was responsible. we have a report from washington. >> reporter: the fbi has sent a team to libya to investigate the attack alongside local authorities to examine the possibility of al qaeda or other terrorist groups involvement. a high ranking u.s. official has characterized the attack as elaborate. the assault fell on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the u.s. president barack obama reacted sharply. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: during a phone kwacall with the president of libya, obama asked libyan authorities to secure the safety of u.s. embassy staff. they confirmed they will cooperate to identify the assailants and bring them to justice. at the same time the obama administration is apparently trying to show consideration for protesters in the
terrorist groups were behind an attack in libya. gunmen stormed the consulate in the city of benghazi, they killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. officials say the gun men started shooting and throwing bombs. the building went up in flames. the attack continued for more than four hours. government officials described the assault as elaborate and said the fbi and libya are looking into the possibility that terrorist groups were involved. the attack fell on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. marine corps commanders are sending the anti-terrorist unit to the libyan capital and strengthen security around american diplomatic facilities. >>> the members of the security council reaffirmed that such acts are unjustifiable regardless of their motivations. >> german ambassador is the current president of the council and said the council called on all u.n. members. to protect foreign diplomatic missions. and secretary general said in a statement that nothing justifies the brutal violence in benghazi. >>> libyans had staged protests outside a consulate before the attac
with linchlgs to al qaeda may have been involved in the attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya. the september 11 attacks on the consulate in benghazi claimed the lives of the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other u.s. personnel. the attack came as muslim protested a u.s.-made film which they say insults the prophet muhammed. white house press secretary jay carney said the fbi investigation is ongoing. he said the investigators have no information at this point that suggests that the attack was significantly preplanned. carney said that investigators are now looking into al qaeda affiliates, in particular the group known as al qaeda in the islamic magreg. >>> the conflict of interest in syria is causing more human suffering and civilian casualties. opposition activists say 55 people were killed in an explosion at a gas station triggered by a government air strike. amateur video shows the site in the northern city near the turkish border. people are suffering from a serious shortage of daily goods and were lined up at the station to buy fuel. a day earlier, rebel fighters had seized a location
on monday alone. the rebel commander says islamist militants from libya and other countries have joined other groups of opposition fighters, but he denied any relationship between his troops and militants from abroad. >>> iranian leaders have opened up the country's main nuclear facility for the first time. the president of mongolia visited the site in the central town of natanz. iran's state television showed the president inspecting centrifuges used to enrich uranium. he was shown around by agency chief. the mongolian president said he understood the uranium is being used for peaceful purposes. the facility is iran's largest uranium enrichment plant. iranian politicians are keen to work closely with mongolian leaders because of that country's abundance of uranium. israeli leaders have said the iranian army could use the enriched uranium for nuclear bombs. they've threatened to attack the site. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton urged caution on iran's nuclear development. >> we share this common position that iran has a right to the use of peaceful nuclear energy, but iran must a
.s. mission in libya the work of al qaeda? we take a look.
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